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HOUSTON – The Houston Texans have signed third-round draft pick OLB Sam Montgomery, the team announced today. Montgomery is sixth player in the Texans nine-player draft class to sign. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Montgomery (6-3, 262), who entered the draft following his junior season at LSU, was the 95th overall pick and the 33rd player taken in the third round. A second-team All-American as a defensive end in 2012, Montgomery recorded 8.0 sacks, three forced fumbles and 37 tackles on the way to his second straight All-Southeastern Conference first-team selection. For his career, Montgomery had 19 sacks in 33 games with four forced fumbles and one fumble recovery. He was also a high school teammate of Texans second-round pick, S D.J. Swearinger.
Montgomery joins OLB Trevardo Williams, T David Quessenberry, WR Alan Bonner, DT Chris Jones and TE Ryan Griffin as members of the draft class that have signed.
Following are the 2013 draft picks who the Houston Texans have signed:
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